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XV Crosstrek Hybrid Is Subaru To Take On The Prius Heads On?

than a decade ago, has managed to pull off an incredible of strength for the United States the successful introduction of the hybrid on the charts of a sophisticated audience. during this time the of the automakers stood quietly on the observed, learned and weighed options very carefully.

the result of some automakers in this niche has yet to appear, a Japanese car manufacturer has decided to the notorious Prius head on. take a closer look at the launched XV Crosstrek . which Subaru s version of a hybrid launched at the New York auto this year.

A combination of old and new

In all fairness, the technology the Crosstrek hybrid is very to what you can find on all mainstream in this niche. The gasoline is nice, but doesn t really what you can commonly see in other Essentially, the Crosstrek comes a 2.0L, 148 hp and 145 lb of torque internal-combustion augmented by a 13 hp, 48 lb of torque electric

However, the similarities to the old hybrid stop here.

The electric of the Subaru model is designed to with a continuously variable whereas the gas engine s output is a of the Crosstrek launched last Furthermore, Subaru decided to the electric engine to the next and replaced the standard lithium-ion with a 13.5 KW nickel pack. Nonetheless, that is all has revealed about their pack output so far.

As far as the gasoline engine is concerned, it is to mention that the automaker has an outstanding job at respecting the fuel trends; the new hybrid will on average 34 mpg on the highway and, to their innovative stop-start only 24 mpg in the city.

The Crosstrek is chubby

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  As expected, the hybrid is heavier than its Crosstrek counterpart, but only by approximately 300 However, the extra weight not come from the battery as you might assume, but rather the noise suppression technology by Subaru. In addition to the standard insulation for the floor, the vehicle extra cushioning under the seats.

It is important to note that tests conducted so far indicate Subaru s engineers have the suspension system in accordance to the of the automobile. Moreover, the steering has also undergone some to ensure the same responsiveness fans are accustomed to. On the other while passengers can enjoy a quiet drive, they have limited space for their legs, less one cubic foot to be more

Crosstrek is not prepared for the challenge

for the electric motor and urban efficiency system, Subaru t really offer hybrid much to awe about. In fact, the exterior didn t suffer any changes from the gasoline excluding the aluminum wheels are standard with this  But who knows, perhaps the estimated price could some socially responsible


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